(Beijing Winter Olympics) Beyond winning and losing, China's bearing inside and outside the Beijing Winter Olympics

  China News Service, Beijing, February 12 (Xie Yanbing, Ma Shuaisha) The Beijing Winter Olympics has entered its eighth day. The speed and passion on ice and snow continue to bring expectations and surprises to the world.

Inside and outside the stadium, not only the medals and records shine, but also the Chinese bearing that belongs to the athletes and spectators.

  Breaking records, more "eyesight" to break through self

  The Winter Olympics is a sporting event in which all human beings compete on the same stage.

Although performance is an important measure in competitive sports, in the eyes of Chinese athletes, winning medals and breaking records is a dream, but it is no longer the only pursuit. Breaking through oneself has become a bigger goal.

  On February 8, Gu Ailing, the "top-notch" Chinese athlete at the Winter Olympics, "jumped the sky" and would be the top "Ling", completing the 1620-degree turn, the most difficult action that a female freestyle skier in the world can complete. She won the first gold medal in the women's snow event in the history of the Chinese Winter Olympics.

After the game, she said frankly, "I didn't come here to beat other players, I just want to break my own boundaries."

On February 8, Chinese athlete Gu Ailing won the championship in the women's freestyle ski jumping final of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics held at the Beijing Shougang Ski Jumping platform.

Photo by China News Agency reporter Mao Jianjun

  This kind of self-breakthrough competitive sports spirit, there are more Chinese athletes on the field to carry forward.

Gao Tingyu won the men's 500m speed skating competition with an Olympic record and won the first Winter Olympic gold medal in the Chinese men's speed skating event. Achievements; Xu Mingfu successfully completed the race, filling the gap in China's Olympic performance in the men's downhill event in alpine skiing; He Jinbo completed the most difficult personal action of the freestyle ski jumping platform; Wang Peixuan made his debut in the single sled...

  "You should look at the scenery." Regardless of whether they win or lose, Chinese athletes do their best to participate in and finish the game, and take pride in inspiring a better version of themselves on the field.

Such a broad "eye" is a breakthrough.

  In addition to medals, also gain warmth and friendship

  If it is said that on the field, Chinese athletes compose the movement of "faster, higher and stronger", but under the field, they play the chord of "more unity".

  After Gu Ailing won her first Olympic gold medal, she hugged the runner-up Tess Rudd, a famous French player who lived in the snow and covered her face and cried, to comfort her.

A hug in the snow makes people feel that warmth.

  In the mixed doubles round-robin curling competition, Chinese players Fan Suyuan and Ling Zhi, although narrowly defeated by the American team, still smiled, blessed their opponents in English, and presented each of them a box of "Bingdundun" Olympic commemorative badges.

Ling Zhi said that curling is a social sport, and the exchange of gifts is a tradition in this sport to express the friendship between athletes.

On February 5th, in the mixed doubles round-robin round of curling at the Beijing Winter Olympics, the Chinese team composed of Fan Suyuan and Ling Zhi lost 5-7 to the United States.

After the game, Fan Suyuan and Ling Zhi gave each person a box of 4 Winter Olympic badges to the American curling mixed doubles team.

Ling Zhi said that the four Winter Olympic badges are different, and the US team likes this gift very much.

Photo by China News Agency reporter Cui Nan

  The friendly interactions over and over again allow the athletes to gain warmth and friendship while competing for ice and snow, while also conveying respect and appreciation.

In the figure skating men's singles competition, masters from all over the world showed their stunts. Chinese figure skating player Jin Boyang expressed his sincere admiration when he talked about his opponent and friend Yuzuru Hanyu after the competition on the 10th.

Jin Boyang said that Yuzuru Hanyu kept breaking through himself, and "his spirit is worth learning from."

Chinese teenager Su Yiming, who won the silver medal in the men's snowboarding men's slope obstacle skill competition, also happily hugged and greeted his idol, bronze medalist and Canadian star Mark McMorris on the podium.

  Beyond winning and losing, cheers for all athletes

  In previous large-scale sports events, the Chinese people's mentality of watching the games has been maturing and progressing.

Japanese player Yuzuru Hanyu, several Russian women's figure skating players, and 49-year-old German speed skating veteran Claudia Perchstein have attracted attention and are loved by Chinese netizens.

  People do not "only win or lose", they can look at success and failure, congratulate the winner, have a brilliant halo, encourage the loser, and give flowers and applause.

  "Competitive sports have too many uncertainties, and hard work is the best." When "Iron Man" Jia Zongyang choked and blamed himself for missing the gold medal, some netizens replied warmly; when he was sentenced to foul and missed the final, Ren Ziwei In response to "it's acceptable, it's my own fault", netizens commented "it's okay, don't put too much pressure on yourself"; when four-time Winter Olympics snowboarder Cai Xuetong failed to win a medal, "persistence is worth it. Admiration" has become a high-frequency phrase among netizens, I believe she will do better next time.

On February 10, the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics women's snowboard U-shaped field skills final was held at Zhangjiakou Yunding Ski Park.

Chinese player Cai Xuetong ranked fourth.

The picture shows Chinese player Cai Xuetong in the game.

Photo by China News Agency reporter Tomita

  In fact, beyond winning or losing and watching the game with a normal attitude is the openness and tolerance of the Chinese in the new era towards global sports competitions.

  Looking at this Winter Olympics from a broader perspective, the "little snowflakes" from various countries are surrounded by the ignition ceremony of the "small fire", the "Bing Dun Dun" representing China but more facing the world, and the enthusiastic volunteers with no nationality difference... In addition, these details also have the meaning of openness and inclusiveness.

  The athletes' breakthroughs, the friendly interactions between Chinese and foreign athletes, the audience applauding the Olympic athletes, and the mentality of surpassing winning and losing both inside and outside the arena all demonstrate the open and inclusive Chinese style.

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